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blows up

verb , present tense third-person singular of blow up

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2 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • the building blew up because of a gas leak
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3 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • blew up the biggest rocks and then cleared them away
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4 to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively
  • the advertisement blows the new soda up to the point where I half expected to be transported to a higher level of consciousness
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